Nova Scotia to unveil new aquaculture regulations, attempt to ‘restore public confidence’ after recent fish health scares

Nova Scotia will unveil much tougher rules Monday to oversee the aquaculture industry in a bid to “restore public confidence.” Regulations governing the industry will go from two pages to 60 by the start of the week, the province’s minister of fisheries and aquaculture said. “We are going to a more firm regulatory process. We are going to be doing more testing,” Minister Keith Colwell told CBC after a tour Friday of the department’s new laboratory in Truro, N.S. Moratorium on new salmon farms remains – Aquaculture has an image problem in Nova Scotia, fuelled by ,,, Read the rest here 08:52